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Dr. Maria Schlueter
Dr. Maria Schlueter
IP Consultant
Dr. Maria Schlueter is a qualified lawyer in the Russian Federation. She has over 10 years of professional experience in the field of corporate and intellectual property (IP) law. Maria is also an expert at the Mining and Energy Law Institute of the Gubkin Russian State Oil and Gas University in Moscow.

Prior to joining MADARA LAW Maria has been working as a corporate lawyer in one of the biggest worldwide oil companies in Moscow, Russia and as a legal consultant in a law firm in Munich, Germany.

Her practice included handling corporate legal matters such as drafting corporate and commercial agreements, transactions with related/interested parties, due diligence, restructuring of companies, M&A transactions, trading and licensing agreements, project financing, foreign trade regulation, environmental legal issues on the use of natural resources, reviewing bills from Russian Government and State Duma on issues of oil company activity.

Maria was also responsible for a wide range of IP matters including trade mark prosecution and enforcement, media and advertising.


Maria’s consultancy covers aspects of commercial and corporate legal matters in the Russian Federation as well as all aspects of IP prosecution and enforcement matters on the territory the Russian Federation and its former republics.

Maria speaks Russian, English and German.


1993-1998, LL.B., Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation

2010-2013, Ph.D., Moscow State Law University, Moscow, Russian Federation. Ph.D. Thesis “Administrative Liability for Infringement of Laws in the Area of Exploration and Protection of Natural Resources”

2008-2009, LL.M. in IP, Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Munich, Germany. Master’s Thesis “Question of Gaps in Intellectual Property System: European Trade Mark and Unfair Competition Law Example”


Administrative liability for infringement of laws in the area of exploration and protection of natural resources (Monograph), Moscow 2015

Main rules of administrative penalty imposition in the sphere of natural resources use, Administrative Law and Process Journal, Moscow, May 2012
Administrative liability for the infringement of Antimonopoly Laws in a sphere of natural resources use, Administrative Law and Process Journal, Moscow, August 2011

Antimonopoly requirements in the sphere of natural resources use, Legal Conference Digest on Development of Administrative Law Science, Moscow, September 2010
Participation of natural resources nominee in social and economic development of the corresponding area as one of the license agreement conditions, Ecological Law Journal, Moscow, January 2004

Current problems of contemporary Environmental Law in a Sphere of natural resources use, Environmental Laws of Russia, Legal Articles Digest, Issue 3, Moscow, March 2002


2003-2007, Natural Resources and Land Law course at Russian Academy of Foreign Commerce, Ecologic
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